The Manti-LaSal National Forest is located in the center of Utah.
Where is this Forest?


Sandstone Canyons with mountain peaks in background, covered with snow

President Obama Designates Bears Ears National Monument

President Obama designated the Bears Ears National Monument, protecting sacred sites, spectacular scenery and important natural and cultural resources in the desert landscape of southeastern Utah. In coordination with the Bureau of Land Management, the Forest Service is committed to collaborating with state and local governments, tribal nations and individuals in developing a plan for the management of the monument. The Forest Service is involved in the Bears Ears National Monument because approximately 289,000 acres of the Manti-La Sal National Forest lies within the monument boundary. More Information

Current Recreation Conditions on the Manti-La Sal National Forest portion of the national monument.

Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee Charter

Recent News


Travel Analysis Report

Gravel Road leading to fall aspent and dark stormy clouds

The Manti-La Sal National Forest has released its Travel Analysis Report. You can read about it here.

Accelerating Restoration

Pictures of tree planting and landscapes. Cover to plan for Accelerated Restoration

Update on Progress Since 2012 Large areas of National Forest System land are at risk from the effects of a changing climate, including catastrophic wildfire, insect and disease, and other stressors. The potential restoration treatment needs on these lands are between 65 million to 82 million acres. 

Restoration of diverse landscapes nationwide is critical to maintaining and enhancing the functions needed from productive, resilient forests and grasslands to support thriving communities and economies. 

Restoration helps to ensure that forests and grasslands continue to provide the goods and services that Americans want and need, including clean air and water, wood products, energy, recreation opportunities, carbon management, and fish and wildlife habitat.


PIT Volunteers at GBEEC

Men pull posts from ground

Passport In Time Volunteers joined Forest Service and Snow College employees during August to make repairs and help document important historic artifacts at the GBEEC in Ephraim Canyon.